colony

(redirected from Colony-stimulating factors)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
See: province

COLONY. A union of citizens or subjects who have left their country to people another, and remain subject to the mother country. 3 W. C. C. R. 287. The country occupied by the colonists is also called a colony. A colony differs from a possession, or a dependency. (q.v.) For a history of the American colonies, the reader is referred to Story on the Constitution, book I.; 1 Kent, Com. 77 to 80; 1 Dane's Ab. Index, b. t.

References in periodicals archive ?
Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) is a glycoprotein that stimulates the bone marrow to produce granulocytes and stem cells and release them into the blood.
Colony-stimulating factors (CSFs): CSFs reduce the severity and duration of neutropenia, febrile neutropenia, and infection in adults and children who receive chemotherapy for cancer but do not affect infection-related mortality or overall survival.
Multikine is an immunotherapeutic agent consisting of a mixture of naturally occurring cytokines, including interleukins, interferons, chemokines and colony-stimulating factors, currently being developed for treatment of cancer.